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March 10-11, 2018 (9:30am - 5:30pm)
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LeUyen Pham


Ms. Pham is appearing courtesy of Macmillan

LeUyen Pham worked in animation before turning to children's books, and has illustrated numerous other picture books in addition to "The Bear Who Wasn't There." She lives and works in San Francisco, California, with her husband and her two adorable sons, Leo and Adrian.

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Scheduled events:
Creative Arts Teen Summit - CATS Fiesta Friday - Author Continental Breakfast
Join us in advance of the program for coffee, juice and pastries.

BookStore (Seats 1)  View this venue on the Festival map
Fri, Mar 10, 8:00 am - 8:45 am
Children / Teens

Panelists: Chris Britt, Jeff Garvin, Kathleen Glasgow, Ellen Hopkins, Shaun David Hutchinson, LeUyen Pham, Adam Rex, Christian Robinson
Illustrating Workshop - Creative Arts Teen Summit - CATS Fiesta Friday
A workshop on illustration for teens

Student Union Kachina (Seats 100)
Fri, Mar 10, 10:00 am - 10:50 am
Children / Teens

Panelist: LeUyen Pham
Illustrating Workshop - Creative Arts Teen Summit - CATS Fiesta Friday
A workshop on illustration for teens

Student Union Kachina (Seats 100)
Fri, Mar 10, 11:00 am - 11:50 am
Children / Teens

Panelist: LeUyen Pham
Creative Arts Teen Summit - CATS Fiesta Friday - Autographing Session
Student Union BookStore (lower level)  View this venue on the Festival map
Fri, Mar 10, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Children / Teens

Panelists: Chris Britt, Jeff Garvin, Kathleen Glasgow, Ellen Hopkins, Shaun David Hutchinson, LeUyen Pham, Adam Rex, Christian Robinson
Who Says Princesses Don't Wear Black?
Join Princess Magnolia as she transforms into the Princess in Black and saves the world. The authors and illustrator of the Princess in Black series will share the secrets behind their books and the newest adventures of the Princess in Black.

Education Room 353 (Seats 117, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 11, 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Children / Teens
Signing area: Signing Area - Children / Teen (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Dean Hale, Shannon Hale, LeUyen Pham
Moderator: Barbara Bloom
The Writer/Illustrator Connection: It Takes Two
Three pairs of award-winning authors and illustrators will talk about the different ways in which they work together as well as separately on a picture book. They will explore their roles and the reasons for why each pair chose to work in a different way within specific books.

Education Kiva (Seats 300)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 11, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Children / Teens
Signing area: Signing Area - Children / Teen (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Kelly DiPucchio, Michelle Knudsen, LeUyen Pham, Matt Phelan, Adam Rex, Christian Robinson
Moderator: Cyndi Giorgis
Look and Laugh Out Loud: Humor and Wordplay
Word play engages children with language while making them laugh out loud. Join three author/illustrators whose books invite children to laugh as they play with language and solve riddles.

Education Room 353 (Seats 117, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 12, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Children / Teens
Signing area: Signing Area - Children / Teen (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: LeUyen Pham, Adam Rex, Emma J. Virj√°n
Moderator: Prisca Martens
Graphic Novels Rule the World
Graphic novels currently rule the world for many children as readers. Meet three creators of graphic novels whose books range from fantasy to real life and from humorous fun to serious issues. Three best-selling graphic novelists will talk about creating graphic novels and why they have such strong appeal to readers.

Education Kiva (Seats 300)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 12, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Children / Teens
Signing area: Signing Area - Children / Teen (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: James Burks, LeUyen Pham, Matt Phelan
Moderator: Maria Elena Peterson

Books:
The Bear Who Wasn't There
Children / Teens
Roaring Brook Press
October 2016
ISBN 9781596439702
Hardcover, 32 pages
$16.99, INSTORE
Buy now

This book is about Bear . . . so what happens when he doesn't show up on his page? Who will find him? Will it be Giraffe, who himself seems to always be in the wrong place at the wrong time, or perhaps Cow, or even the author herself? One thing's for sure - it probably won't be Duck. More/less

Princess in Black Takes a Vacation
Children / Teens

ISBN 9780763665128
Hardcover, 96 pages
$14.99, INSTORE
Buy now

Even monster-battling princesses get tired sometimes! But a peaceful time away is hard to find as the humorous "New York Times "best-selling series continues. More/less

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Arizona Daily Star
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Presenting Sponsors

Tucson Medical Center

Major Sponsors

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Stocker Foundation
University of Arizona BookStores
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Key Sponsors

Brucker Trust
Marshall Foundation
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William & Mary Ross Foundation
Western National Parks Association

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